md5 passwords enabled with webalizer and awstats add-on

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by Rustin, Jan 5, 2007.

  1. Rustin

    Rustin New Member

    I've enabled md5 passwords (instead of crypt) for user accounts. I've also installed the awstats add-on. I'm having trouble with authentication with apache when trying to access both and Since the password is copied from /etc/shadow (which is set to md5) the .htpasswd file is populated with md5 style passwords. At the same time, the .htaccess files generated use 'Authtype Basic'.
    Can I use md5s with Authtype Basic?
    Should I modify the script to create Digest auth or just revert to crypt style accounts?
    Any opinions?

    thanks guys.

  2. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    No. The passwords from ISPConfig are extended crypt passwords and not simple md5 hashes. The naming in the config file is a bit misleading.

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